The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Madam Jean Mensa is married to Dr. Charles Mensa who has been always escorting her to court since John Mahama’s Election petition.
Dr. Mensa obtained a Master’s degree in Finance from the George Washington University and a PhD in Economics from George Mason University all in United States of America.
Dr. Charles Mensa is the founder and Chairman of the Institute of Economic Affairs, Ghana (IEA). He is also the Board Chairman of SAB Miller Ghana Limited and was formerly the Chairman of Barclays Bank Ghana Limited now ABSA Group.
Dr. Mensa served as the CEO of Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO), the largest aluminium smelter in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to assuming the position of CEO in October 2004, he had been the Resident Director of VALCO since joining the company in April 1996. He was also Vice President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), and President of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA).
Dr. Mensa previously worked in the United States as a Research Associate at the Centre for Public Choice, George Mason University, and at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is currently the Chairman of Fan Milk Ghana Limited.
Jean Mensa and Dr. Charles Mensa are happily married with three children.